Special Education

Improve your resume and be better equipped to make a positive impact in the lives of students with special and individual needs.

Degree Options Minor
Locations Lewiston

The special ed program prepares you to earn an Idaho Exceptional Child Certificate with a generalist endorsement. This certificate allows you to work with students with special and individual needs in grades K-12. Two Praxis Exams are required for certification along with 30 required credits. The early childhood special education minor prepares generalists and not specialists in any one area. Students will have to complete a six-credit internship along with 14 other credits to earn the minor.

Related Careers

• Special education teacher, preschool, $61,400
• Special education teacher, elementary and middle school, $61,820
• Special education teacher, high school, $62,320
• Education teacher, postsecondary, $65,440

Career data and salary information is from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

The LC State Special Education Program gave me the tools I needed in order to help students who find school challenging. I have been able to apply what I’ve learned into my classroom today!” - Brandy Box ‘18, 2nd Grade Teacher, Meridian, Idaho

Degree Options

Minor: Special Education - Standard Exceptional Child Certificate with Generalist Endorsement, Grades K-12

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